Looking for gifts for your writer friends? Here are some books for writers that are certain to be hits, especially as they can be used to hone their skills AND are enjoyable, too. Get yourself some, too! [Read more…]
Don’t we all? There is always room for improvement in personal finance, after all. And, even if you have it all together personally, you might meet clients in the personal finance and stock investing space.
We all know the importance of libraries even in today’s context. Especially in today’s context. However, we also realize that this sector is facing massive challenges, and it is up to us who comprehend its significance and role to offer support. So, here at FWJ, we’re promoting Be the Change Supporting the American Library Association. [Read more…]
Freelance writing takes grit.
You have to put your faith in your own talent and strike off on your own, without the comfort of an office job and stable paycheck.
Freelance writing also requires thinking outside the box in terms of what you write, who you write for, and building up your portfolio. Creativity is in your ink. [Read more…]
Here’s a harsh truth: getting straight A’s in high school English doesn’t make you a killer copywriter. It’s a profession, and like other professions, there are skills and strategies that you need to learn and master.
It’s true that you need a certain amount of natural writing talent, but you also need to learn the rules. Just like a baker has to learn how to separate eggs, or a mechanic has to learn how to use a wrench, copywriters need to learn how to craft a killer headline and create captivating content.
The good news is that there are plenty of free guides to help you acquire those skills and learn how to wield the tools of the copywriting trade. And one of them is by the content marketing guru, Neil Patel, which can be found here. [Read more…]
If you find that mundane day-to-day tasks steal away a lot of your time, making it harder for you to focus on the more important tasks at hand, it’s likely you’re keen to find ways to increase productivity and streamline your working day. [Read more…]
Why settle for a 30% discount when you can get a 50% discount instead?
From today until January 2, 2018 (it’s time to adjust to changing that last number!), the Flexjobs New Year promo will be available to anyone who wants to find the best telecommute jobs and make some serious savings at the same time. [Read more…]
The 12 Days of Christmas countdown may not start till the 25th, but we’re going to jump the gun and begin our own countdown.
With Christmas just around the corner, you’re probably short on practically everything – time, patience, and money. Job hunting may be the last thing on your mind, but don’t set it aside just yet.
Make sure that come January, when it’s time to really hustle, you’re armed to the teeth. [Read more…]
How’s your Christmas gift list coming along?
If you’re still on the hunt for a something for your writer friends, we’ve got you covered.
This gift guide for Christmas offers practical yet fun gifts that the recipient will appreciate. Forget the knick-knacks that will gather dust. Or stocking stuffers that scream “I forgot to get you a gift early on, so I had to grab whatever I could!”
We’ve picked these gifts for writers simply because we know you’ll want them – we know we do! Oh, and they’re so good you can give them all year round.